1824 O-106 R3 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Obverse: 5
Reverse: E
O-106 R3 below, O-106a R4 at bottom
A very tough die marriage in grades above XF, and there may only be 4 or 5 MS survivors total. I would classify problem free examples XF40 and above as RARE!
1824, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
Variety Attribution O-106: Obverse-Star 7 nearly touches cap. Star 13 oly 1/4 mm. from curl. Date is a close 7 1/2 mm.  and well centered.
O-106a: Sharp die crack from edge across 2 upper points of star 12 to lower ribbon end.

Reverse- 50 C. is 2 1/4 mm. well centered and loop of 5 is nearly closed. Arrow to A is 1 1/4 mm. I is centered under T. line 1 of stripe 4 extends well below border of shield.


1824, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824, O-106a, Capped Bust, Half Dollar
1824 Leaman-Gunnet Emission Sequence Number for O-106: 17
Overall Number: 183

Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-106):
12/10 Heritage (Houston)                      ICG MS63
01/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)               NGC MS61
05/07 Heritage (Online)                         ANACS AU58 det cleaned
10/16 Heritage (Dallas)                          PCGS AU55
09/08 Heritage (Long Beach)                NGC AU55


Top five condition census coins from last 10 years of auction and sale records (O-106a):
01/14 Downey MBS 38 (Davignon)       PCGS AU55
10/08 Private Treaty                               PCGS AU53
04/10 Heritage (Frederick-CSNS)         PCGS AU50 det cleaned
07/15 Heritage (FUN-Orlando)              PCGS XF45
01/13 Downey FPL                                  XF40 det cleaned